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Maintenance Technician II - Night Shift

Round Lake Beach, Illinois
Start date
Jun 13, 2024

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Quality, Quality Assurance
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Job Description

About the role:

The Maintenance Technician II provides a high level of maintenance support for all equipment in the Galaxy filling process at Takeda's Round Lake, IL manufacturing site; maintain equipment in all areas of the Mix, Fill and Finishing complexes at the Drug Delivery facility; ensure manufacturing lines are well maintained and ready to run during planned production time; provide PM completion; always monitor during production to spot and solve issues before they affect production; provide a high level repairs mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems; provide service on an emergency basis, which will require working overtime, weekends and during plant shutdowns; familiarize self with corporate specifications and plant SOP's governing the operation of the Galaxy process and local GMP; follow all plant safety rules and direct others in the proper application of plant safety; inspire creativity and continuous improvement, works independently and with manufacturing, engineering and quality groups to resolve issues. You will report to the Maintenance Manager.

How you will contribute:
  • Accomplishes goals with a great deal of autonomy.
  • Learn and understand corporate specifications and plant SOP's governing the operation of the Galaxy process and local GMP.
  • Monitor assigned manufacturing lines and communicates with manufacturing to reduce down time.
  • Provide a high level of ability to repair mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Review current PMs, verifies parts are in stock and complete PMs.
  • Build and rebuild machine assemblies.
  • Communicate equipment issues and work status to supervisor, manufacturing, and management per the plant's Stop and Fix guidelines.
  • Initiate work orders using the JD Edwards (JDE) CMMS system.
  • Perform PM work and assign work related to the Galaxy process when work is required to maintain equipment reliability and efficiency; ensure completion of related documentation.
  • Notes in JDE or other downtime tracking method any problems, breakdowns or alarms related to all equipment; initiate work orders, and provides additional documentation required to resolve issues; reviews equipment trends related to the issues and support efforts to eliminate reoccurring problems.
  • Share knowledge and trains less experienced technicians in the Galaxy process and all related equipment including safety, 6S, PM's associated with the facility.
  • Learn to handle robots in all normal production modes; troubleshoots and identify problems related to robots, machine output and quality defects as they occur.
  • Advances knowledge and capabilities through additional training.
  • Solicit help from Lead technicians and engineering assistance when needed.
  • Take a role in safe work practices and lead by example.
  • Report unsafe conditions and practices per site requirements.
  • Maintain 100% on time completion of all required training.
  • Prior experience working in an FDA-regulated environment.
  • Understand electrical, mechanical and pneumatic drawings.
  • Experience with electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Willingness to develop an understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLC).
  • Must not be allergic to Cephalosporin or their related products and minerals.

What you bring to Takeda:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required, plus 2+ years of experience or Associates degree or higher and 1+ years of related work experience.
  • Technical certifications.
  • 3+ years manufacturing systems experience.

Important Considerations

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. You may:

  • In general, your work will be a combination of sedentary work, standing work, and walking around observing conditions or performing work in the facility.
  • Will carry up to 100lbs, lift up to 100lbs, push/pull up to 100lbs (with assistance of material handling equipment).
  • Will stand and walk for an extended period of time over an 8–12-hour shift between rooms and across the site.
  • May require bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and squatting motions to perform certain tasks.
  • Indoor working conditions.
  • General office environment with air conditioning and heating.
  • Will work around moving equipment and machinery.
  • May work in confined spaces/areas.
  • May work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
  • Will need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
  • May work in a cold, hot or wet environment.
  • May work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.
  • Will work on multiple shifts, including weekends and holidays, to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation.
  • Will work non-traditional work hours or work overtime.
  • This position reports to a 2-2-3 shift from 6:00 PM - 6:30 AM and is eligible for a shift differential.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and the best patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company to inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.




Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

USA - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery

U.S. Hourly Wage Range:

$18.85 - $29.62

The estimated hourly wage range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual hourly wage offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual hourly wage offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term incentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


USA - IL - Round Lake - Drug Delivery

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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